‘Coolie’: ‘Thalaivar 171’ Gets a Title, Action-packed Teaser Out

”Coolie’ marks Rajinikanth’s first collaboration with Lokesh Kanagaraj, the director of ‘Master’ and ‘Kaithi’.

Rajinikanth will soon be seen in Thalaivar 171, one of the most intriguing films of his career. The biggie has created a buzz among fans as it marks his first collaboration with Lokesh Kanagaraj, best known for his work on ‘Vikram’ and ‘Master’. On Monday, April 22, the makers revealed that the film is titled ‘Coolie’ and unveiled a teaser.

‘Thalaivar 171’ is now ‘Coolie’

Rajinikanth, last seen in ‘Lal Salaam’, is set to team up with Lokesh Kanagaraj for the biggest film of the filmmaker’s career. On Monday, April 22, Sun Pictures unveiled its official title and teaser. ‘Thalaivar 171’ is now titled ‘Coolie’.

Moreover, its teaser is out. The video features Rajinikanth in a stylish new avatar as he mouths unmissable punch dialogues. There are also a few stylish action scenes that do justice to Superstar’s reel image.

All About ‘Coolie’

Rajinikanth will reportedly play a don in the biggie and his character is likely to have negative shades. The buzz also suggests that ‘Coolie’ will be set against the backdrop of gold smuggling. It is also said to be a standalone project with no connection to the Lokesh Cinematic Universe (LCU).  ‘Coolie’ will be produced by Kalainithi Maran and Lokesh Kanagaraj. The music is composed by Anirudh Ravichander, who previously teamed up with Rajinikanth for films such as ‘Jailer’ and ‘Petta’.

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The mass hero, meanwhile, is working on ‘Vettaiyan’. The film features him in the role of an encounter specialist and is touted to be an intense action drama with a strong message. It is directed by TJ Gnanavel of ‘Jay Bhim’ fame. The cast includes ‘Megastar’ Amitabh Bachchan, Fahadh Faasil, ‘Lady Superstar’ Manju Warrier, and Telugu star Rana Daggubati. ‘Vettaiyan’ is set to hit screens this October. The exact date, however, is yet to be revealed.